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Welcome Message to the International Symposium on Health and Wellbeing – Xiamen, China

In Perspectives by Gina Gonzales

 Welcome message from the Executive Director of ISUH, Dr. Yonette Thomas, Ph.D., to the delegates of the International Symposium on Health and Wellbeing held in Xiamen, China October 17-18, 2018.   The Symposium was organized by the Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and co-organized by the Global science program on Urban Health and Wellbeing (UHWB), the …
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Urbanization and Health : Toward Health Equity

In Perspectives by ISUH

Nowadays, more than 50% of the world population lives in cities, and this rate should reach 70% in 2050. As early as 2030, the planet should count around 5 billion townsfolks. The main part of this rise will take place in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia…